Poem: The Cardboard Box

Thank you, Lara Dunning for this delightful poem.   Oh, the memories it stirred in my heart.   What child doesn’t love an empty refrigerator box and some crayons?  Mine certainly did!

Deni Corbett


This is the perfect poem to go along with our Fireflies’ Box Theme this month!

[Verbal Communications]


“Childhood Memories of The Cardboard Box” 

Enormous
Refrigerator box

Crayon
Markers
Scissors
Imagination
Fortress?
Sailboat?

Time Machine?
No…Rocket Ship!
Cut out windows
Colored dials

Bright red buttons
Pointed tip
Cardboard wings
Helmets on
Engine on

We’re ready
Blast Off!

by
Lara Dunning

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